writing

Steal This Quote: Anais Nin

By |January 1st, 2015|

We write to taste life twice,
in the moment and in retrospect
– Anaïs Nin, French-born Cuban novelist and short story writer

 

What To Expect In The New Year

By |December 22nd, 2014|

I’ve promised new changes at Incandescere over the past year, and I think some of you have eyed me with dubious glances across the interweb, wondering “So where’s the change, Candace?” Well, have no fear, I’m not backing out of my “campaign promise.” I’m simply […]

That Time I Said I Would Revamp My Website

By |August 11th, 2014|

Hi ladies and gents! It’s been a long time since my last entry. Four-and-a-half months to be somewhat specific. I won’t apologize for my absence because life’s too long and excruciating for that. 🙂 But for those of you still checking in, I will tell […]

My Next 100 Posts

By |November 24th, 2013|

I’ve started this blog entry so many times in the last week. Why? I’m anxious to mark not only the 100th post on my Lambent Letter blog, but I’m also excited to celebrate the 4 year anniversary of my website, Incandescere.

Still, I was nervous. What […]

What Is Authenticity?

By |November 4th, 2012|

Authenticity is a word that gets tossed around a lot in the blogosphere. Superstar and neophyte bloggers alike say the best way for a writer to win over an audience is with authenticity. The problem is what is authentic to one person may be completely […]

Reading: It's Not A Competition

By |July 31st, 2012|

I have a confession to make. I’m a writer who’s not an avid reader. My home is not filled with mountains and mountains of books. I don’t have more bookshelves than I have space to put them. And generally, I only read one book at […]

Giving Yourself Permission To Walk Away

By |July 9th, 2012|

I know the title of this post sounds melodramatic, but trust me, it’s not. I’m not talking about relationships gone bad or dealing with difficult people. No. I’m talking about your freelance business.

Hold on. Let me explain.

A couple weeks ago, I posted a blog entry […]

Bradbury Speaks: Honoring a Literary Icon

By |June 8th, 2012|

Thankfully, it’s not everyday a literary giant leaves us for greener pastures. So it’s up to us to honor them and share our memories of what the world will miss now that they’ve been called home. Ray Bradbury, at the age of 91, left us […]

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due

By |May 16th, 2012|

One of the biggest perils of creating content as a freelancer is copyright infringement. Yes, we also stress about plagiarism and outstanding invoices that go ignored. Yet the fear of your work appearing in someone else’s oeuvre without permission is very real.

Coming from the world […]

Striking The Right Tone

By |January 31st, 2012|

David Sumner is content editor and lead writer for twago magazine, a blog dedicated to freelancing. twago magazine showcases the latest developments and trends for programmers, web designers, writers and graphic design freelancers. David is passionate about writing and freelancing. He works in the hustle […]